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Professor Rick Garnett, “Faith in the Public Square”

Author: Charles Williams

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Professor Rick Garnett is giving a talk, “Render Unto Caesar: The Role of Faith in the Public Square,” at Wabash College on Monday October 25. On Thursday October 21 Prof. Garnett was the guest for the hour-long Wisconsin Public Radio program “At Issue with Ben Merens” where the topic was the First Amendment and the constitutional arguments over the separation of church and state.

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Professor Emeritus Kommers Delivers Hesburgh Lecture

Author: Charles Williams

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On October 19, Professor Emeritus Donald P. Kommers delivered a Hesburgh Lecture in Pittsburgh entitled “The Obsolescence of the U.S. Constitution.” The lecture was co-sponsored by Pittsburgh’s Notre Dame Alumni Club and the Duquesne University Law School.

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Notre Dame in London

Author: Charles Williams

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To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the United Kingdom’s Human Rights Act on October 20, Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights and the UK’s Human Rights Lawyers Association are holding a day-long event at Notre Dame’s London Law Centre to compare the approaches of the United Kingdom and the United States to protecting fundamental human rights.

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Notre Dame Professors Discuss Abortion

Author: Charles Williams

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Professors John Finnis, Rick Garnett, and M. Cathleen Kaveny were among the speakers at the two-day Princeton University conference “Open Hearts, Open Minds and Fair Minded Words: A Conference on Life and Choice in the Abortion Debate.”…

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Professor Kirsch to speak on 16th Amendment

Author: Susan Good

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Michael Kirsch, professor of law and associate dean at the University of Notre Dame Law School, will speak at the kickoff meeting of the League of Women Voters of Elkhart County Sept. 22 at the Matterhorn Restaurant in Elkhart.

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Symposium on “Housing: Law & Policy” to Feature Professors Ellickson and Glaeser

Author: Susan Good

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The Notre Dame Law and Economics (NDL&E) Program will host its inaugural symposium: Housing: Law & Policy on Friday, September 17, 2010. The symposium, which will run from 2-5 p.m. in Eck Hall of Law, Room 1140, features two prominent scholars, each of whom will present a working paper on cutting-edge issues in housing law and housing policy.

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Professor Snead to Speak at Harvard Seminar on Neuroscience Issues

Author: Susan Good

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Professor Carter Snead will speak at the “Judicial Seminar on Emerging Issues in Neuroscience” that is being held at Harvard Law School on September 20. His talk will discuss the ways in which information about neuroscience is currently entering the courts and what we can expect in the future.

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Professors Brinig and Kelly Launch New Program in Law & Economics

Author: Susan Good

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This fall Notre Dame Law School is launching a new interdisciplinary initiative, the Notre Dame Law and Economics (NDL&E) Program. NDL&E is dedicated to encouraging interdisciplinary research, scholarship, and collaboration on legal issues, particularly in the areas of law and economics, law and the social sciences, and law and business.

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